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March 4, 2015
Solar projects can be installed quickly, but red tape sometimes means lengthy delays. The Race to 7-Day Solar aims to change that. | Infographic by SunShot.
The Race to 7-Day Solar is On!

Red tape is getting in the way of going solar. This contest aims to change that.

March 4, 2015
Robotic welding is vital to auto manufacturing, but double checking the welds is done by hand. Infrared technology promises to make it a whole lot easier. | Photo by Ripley Engineering used with permission.
Checking Your Car’s 4000 Welds is Serious Business. Scientists Just Made it Easier.

The latest manufacturing development from Oak Ridge National Laboratory will make it easier for automakers to check the quality of thousands of welds holding your car together.

March 3, 2015
Pamela Fletcher, GM Executive Chief Engineer for Electrified Vehicles, poses with the 2016 Chevrolet Volt at the 2015 North American International Auto Show | Photo Courtesy of General Motors, Steve Fecht.
10 Questions with Advanced Tech Vehicle Engineer, Pam Fletcher

Ever wonder what it's like to be an engineer at a car company? Read about Pam Fletcher's experience as head engineer for electric vehicles at General Motors.

March 3, 2015
Quiz: Know Your Power Plants

Think you know where coal, solar and other power plants are located around the country? Test your knowledge with our power plants quiz!

February 23, 2015
This photo shows the B Reactor -- the world’s first large-scale plutonium production reactor -- in Hanford, Washington, part of the Manhattan Project National Park. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
Turning the Manhattan Project into a National Park

Three historic sites of the Manhattan Project are on their way to becoming a national park.

February 12, 2015
Do New Technologies Matter?

Check out a few stories of companies who have taken a breakthrough energy technology and run with it.

February 11, 2015
Photo Gallery: 2015 ARPA-E Innovation Summit Technology Showcase

Check out our photo gallery of some of the cutting edge technology on display at the 2015 ARPA-E Summit Technology Showcase.

February 6, 2015
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About the Electron Racetrack at Brookhaven National Laboratory

See how the National Synchrotron Light Source II speeds electrons around a racetrack, producing some of the world’s brightest X-rays.

February 6, 2015
Between 1993 and 2013, the Megatons to Megawatts program turned the nuclear material from 20,000 warheads into usable electricity. | Photo courtesy of NNSA.
The National Security Strategy Keeps America Safe and Prosperous

The Department of Energy plays an important role in implementing the President's Nuclear Security Strategy.

February 5, 2015
The backdrop of the 2014 ARPA-E Innovation Summit. | Photo courtesy of ARPA-E.
Changing What’s Possible at the 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Next week the ARPA-E Innovation Summit will kick off. Check out all the energy innovation they've got in store.